‘Black Lives Matter’ leader Deray McKesson was left embarrased after he claimed that a toy manufacturer and Hollywood in general were depicting black people as apes, only to later delete the tweet when his attempt at race baiting was hilariously exposed.
McKesson tweeted, “Given the history of rendering black people as apes, I’m offended and appalled by the lack of consciousness in Hollywood. #PlanetOfTheApes,” alongside an image of the cover of the new blockbuster War for the Planet of the Apes and a toy figurine of a “bad ape” wearing a blue vest.
However, DeRay quickly deleted the tweet after he was barraged with messages from people reminding him that the “bad ape” in the blue jacket is a character from the original 1968 Planet of the Apes movie starring Charlton Heston.
In fact, numerous characters wore the blue vest in the original Planet of the Apes movie.
The whole farce underscores how people like DeRay and Nasheed are so obsessed with creating racial division for their own agenda, they will try to make anything about race, even if there’s a perfectly innocent and completely unrelated explanation.
“There’s some serious narcissism involved in assuming a film w/ hundreds of millions at stake would think about how they might offend Deray,” remarked Robby Starbuck.